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as forces on the right line up to stop him. >> obama is seeking political victory. >> tonight karen finney and e.j. dionne on the president's historic proposal and the republican pushback. >> just remind everybody, obama is not going to be president forever. >>> hillary clinton takes a powerful curtain call at foggy bottom. >> it's really important that women are out there competing at the highest levels of government and business. >> i'll tell you if she dropped any hints about 2016. >>> plus, the sandy bill passes in the senate. but not before 36 republicans totally disgrace themselves. i'll introduce you tonight to the sandy 36. >>> and it's a modern-day civil rights struggle between workers and management in the state of mississippi. i'll tell you why these nissan employees say they're being denied a voice in the workplace. good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching there is more hope tonight for 11 million people who are currently living in fear. >> i'm here today because the time has come for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform. the time has come. now is
somewhat of a gift from president obama. >> reporter: you could call it that. a group of president obama's top political donors helped pay off some of the leftover bills from her 2008 unsuccessful bid for the presidency. this is according to campaign disclosure reports filed last week. as you know, as secretary of state she was forbidden from political fundraising. >> do we know the kinds of changes that senator kerry will want to make when he becomes secretary of state kerry, either in terms of policy or personnel? >> reporter: it's not clear on the personnel front. there are still people waiting to hear what they'll do for a living when they show up at work monday in terms of the career foreign service folks. his inner circle is still unannounced at this point. but what we do know is on the foreign policy front, he really, to borrow a phrase from him, there is no daylight when it comes to secretary clinton's views and secretary-designate kerry's views on libya or virtually any other part of foreign policy. it was interesting, though, that he emphasized in his views economic policy is f
with obama? why can't politics be a matter of belief and honest disagreement, not hatred? why the sick little intramurals we saw today? we begin with senator jeanne shaheen of new hampshire. i want you to watch this back-and-forth between john mccain and the witness today, chuck hagel. let's take a look. >> were you correct or incorrect when you said that the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam? were you correct or incorrect? >> my -- >> yes or no. >> my reference -- >> can you answer the question, senator hagel? the question is, were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straightforward question. >> well -- >> i would like to answer whether you were right or wrong, and then you are free to elaborate. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no answer -- >> well, let the record show you refused to answer this question. now, please go ahead. >> if you would like me to explain why -- >> i actually would like an answer. yes or no. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no. i think it's far more complicated than that, as i have already said
playbook. blame president obama for the polarized political climate zoosh i think instead of trying to bring people together was a manifesto for, hey, it's my way or the highway. i don't think that's necessarily productive. >> we will get a reality check on the grand ole party's grand ole problems next on "now." excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe that when pigs fly. ok, did she seriously just say that? geico. just click away with our free mobile app. >> what do you think the party must do better? where do we go in the future? this is your chance to make your voice heard, and we're listening. >> as the rnc begins its annual winter meeting in charlotte, chairman is soliciting ideas on how to renew, grow, and win. mretco reports that he will tell attendees tomorrow that
right now, the work that is being done in democratic politics right now, led by president obama at the start of his second term is this effort to turn what has been long-standing majority support for liberal policies into appreciation that those policies aren't just individual free-floating tech no ratically good ideas that we agree on, those policies come from a worldview and a problem-solving approach that is in fact the governing philosophy of this country. we're a liberal country. we are not a center-right country the way the right always wants to tell us. we are a country where liberal policies are widely popular and, frankly, at the national level we express that right now by mostly voting for democrats. by a lot. that's the portrait of the country that the president was painting this week in his second inaugural, in tying this list of what get described as liberal policies to fundamental centrist, widely acknowledged, basically universal american values. >> we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with
and politically. it's the first setback obama has had. he has been riding high on everything. victory after victory. this is an important setback. it's likely to temper their pension for ruling through executive orders. and by administrative actions. to go around congress. this is a rebuke. saying that we were saying at the time. these are lawless appointments. the senate was not in recess. >> bret: explain this. thenate was in a pro forma session. the republicans kept it in pro forma session. they were doing some things. they were moving some things along. some things were moving through. it wasn't a full session. democrats were refuting that. the president said they were re -- the president said they were recess appointments and the republicans said we weren't in recess. >> recess appointments look like a power grab and they are. they use them to slip through controversial nominee the other party opposes. george w. bush did it 171 times. clinton, 139. reagan 243 times. this a practice that they use. they figured out how to make fake sessions to seem like the chamber is not in recession. t
obama himself publicly said that the ryan proposal on medicare was serious and legitimate. the president is playing -- and not the republicans aren't. they play a lot of politics. but the president is playing politics too. when i talked to the president six months ago about medicare, he said the spending trajectory is untenable. and so he knows there needs to be a fix in this area. and what's the shame in all of this is that they can't kind of sit down and work it out, because, you know, if you were the negotiator up at camp david, you'd be able to do it. >> well, one of the problems is they're not at camp david. they are not sitting down together. but the state of the union i think should not be viewed as -- rather the inaugural address should not be viewed as a state of the union speech. this is not the place where he was laying it out. i'm told by white house officials that he put on the table for medicare is still on the table. he wants to negotiate it. and i think paul ryan will be leading the republican side on where they go on this. there are going to be serious negotiations. they
with what president obama is talking about. before we get into all the political labels and the specifics, it's clear the president plans to keep spending and borrowing and putting more debt on our children. so america has a perfect contrast between the directions that they want to go. we know -- >> but we just had an election, senator with two different directions, and america chose. that's what paul ryan said last year. the country will choose what happens in 2013. and they did. so are we past the point of two different visions in choosing? >> i don't think the country has chosen that. in fact, we see almost in the majority of states now where a conservative, bold visionary governors are implementing the ideas that work. and that's what conservatism really is. whether it's cutting taxes or freedom in the workplace or education choice, what we want to do is what we need to do for the american people is show them the successes and which ideas work. we can show where president obama's ideas go. we can look in history, at countries that failed. at europe today. we can look at his home state
it on the people who best can afford it. it worked for president obama, the democrats, like the cbs news political director said is to go for the jugular, to cut the throat to destroy republicans. this is not about achieving a budget or growing jobs. it's about destroying the opposition so they can continue grow the size of the federal government, continue to increase deficits and debt so there's at some point no choice except to continue to raise taxes. >> senator, i'm less interested in this democratic tax budget. i want to ask you a question direct. will the spending sequester the automatic across the board spending cuts sequester go in. if you don't do anything on march 1st as you well know, it goes into place. 1.2 trillion roughly often years, hundred billion this year, to me the public wants lower spending. senator, will they get it? will the gop just say go on ahead dean it? -- ahead and dope it? -- ahead and do it? >> they are hemmed in by the recognize of the democrats again and again. the republicans do not want to cut defense spending. very concerned about what that's going to do. we go
the first serious piece of business, the fiscal cliff, the obama campaign ran it purely like a political campaign. if your heard the president's state of the union address where the vast majority of americans are worried about economic growth, job creation, the gigantic debt crisis that the government has, he hardly mentioned that in his address. >> governor barbour, thank you so much. >> thank you, norah and charlie. >>> fire crews in northern massachusetts north of boston had to fight two fires yesterday in sub-freezing weather. they're dealing with frozen hydrants and hose lines. chicago adjustment one of many places expecting a wintry mix today says minneapolis mike agustugustyniak of our affiliat wcco. >> chicago is getting snow and detroit is getting snow and it's all in response to the warmer air that's going to be responding in the next couple of days. the ice is going to be program especially through i-40 and north tennessee through kentucky and later today working through western north carolina, western south carolina. a quarter of an inch of icing at most, enough to slick up t
term. >> eric: my point here is he is the political trekker at cbs news. not sure his opinions where president obama should declare war on the g.o.p. that he should pulverize the g.o.p. and destroy the
say, look, in politics and in democracy, sometimes you win elections, sometimes you lose elections, and i worked very hard, but i lost. and then president obama asked me to be secretary of state. and i said yes. and why did he ask me? and why did i say yes? because we both love our country. >> john kerry is the nominee to replace clinton. his confirmation could come as soon as tuesday. >>> there's a new push in several states to change the way we count votes in presidential elections. the states in green are now considering using electoral votes tied to individual congressional districts. right now, they just use popular vote to decide the state. virginia is one of those states where the republican-led legislature pushed ahead with election plans. but now governor bob mcdonnell says he won't support it. two other virginia legislators who originally supported the plan are also saying they won't pass it. >>> republicans are trying to figure out how best to win back voters after losing the presidential election. they're holding a winter meeting in charlotte, north carolina. bobby jind
it helps them understand-- i say, look, in politics and in democracy sometimes you win elections; sometimes you lose elections. and i worked very hard but i lost and then president obama asked me to be secretary of state and i said yes and why did he ask me and why did i say yes? because we both love our country. >> pelley: steve also asked whether this joint interview was an endorsement. you'll hear that and the rest of the president and the secretary this sunday on "60 minutes." the dual interview was so unusual we just had to bring in bob schieffer, our chief washington correspondent and anchor of "face the nation." bob, what do you think? >> schieffer: well (laughs) other than to take the president at his word, anything i would offer as to why they decided to do this would be just pure speculation. but it's very unusual for the president, any president, to say i want to do an interview but i want to bring a friend. i'm sure steve must have been surprised. presidents generally don't want to share the spotlight with anybody. but the president, you heard him, said he wanted to say thanks,
makes and the first one that president obama says continuing to strengthen the border security. if i could make a final point, i think that republicans and also democrats should stop thinking about this in terms of politics. good policy is good politics. i don't think republicans should worry about who will vote for them in years coming because of something they do today. they should do the right thing for the economy and the national security. it's better than doing nothing. >> shouldn't it be coupled with entitle reform? >> bob: a couple of things here i'd say. the vast, vast majority of people work and you can see them in city. they are working. they are not near to go on the dole. obama and the senate called for them not to get the welfare grant. the other thing as dana pointed out, she did not point this out, i'll point it out. the border got more and more secure every year. it is good policy. we have to deal with this. if we turn to politics right away it doesn't happen. a great and serious loss to america. >> eric: we have to go but i disagree with everything that bob just sai
of the obama machine. >> if i can follow up quickly, we saw mackerel politics in this election and i was shocked by it. it has got to be filtered down into micro targeting. have a national election anymore. we had an election of about eight states. the obama people were smart enough to figure that out. they went to those eight states and in line data. they did it on facebook, all these other places. they killed us. they spent tens of millions of dollars. chris christies stock in june. looking at the records, we are in trouble. millions of dollars, it was the 2012 equivalent of what i did in 1994. i had no money, so for a year, i went door to door knocked on doors. i did not talk to anyone else for 18 months. outside of that, they focused on it. we have to get past this idea. it is going to break the last weekend because 30,000 people at the pennsylvania rally, how exciting. 35,000 people were crazy. they said i have never seen anything like it. the election was over because obama as people targeted voters, found them on line, dragged them out, people calling three times in one day on
: scott, mary jo white's closest friends say she dislikes washington and disdains office politics and bureaucracy. they say her dream job would be commissioner of major league baseball or f.b.i. director. she was considered for that latter post before president obama picked white, one of this generation's best prosecutors, to police wall street. the first woman u.s. attorney for the southern district of new york, white led prosecution teams that convicted mob boss john gotti, a vicious mob killer who had escaped prosecution by tampering with juries. white kept her jury anonymous and sequestered. she built the best set of terrorism prosecutors in america, convicting the blind sheik for conspiracy to bomb the united nations and other new york landmarks. she also convicted ramsey youseff for the 1993 world trade center bombing. and she was on osama bin laden's trail before anyone, indicting the al qaeda leader for the deaths of 18 u.s. soldiers in somalia in 1993, charges that later included the 1998 bombings of u.s. embassie embassies in kenya and tanzania. >> so i'd say that's a pr
billion in your corner. raising money for you. he's also a supporter of president obama. so it's interesting the way he seems to be perhaps a post partisan, young politically engaged young man. he's only, what, 28 years old. >> yeah. >> at this point. so i watch the -- i watched "the social network." zuckerberg may not be the most charming guy but has deep pockets. >> having grown up in new jersey, i know the holy trinity of what chris christie needs. you have bruce springsteen, jon stewart perhaps, and bon jovi. who needs zuckerberg when you got these guys, right, maria? >> you know what, i agree with amy. when you have somebody in your corner that's worth billions of dollars, it's not a bad thing. and i -- >> he's not new jersey. >> but you know what, i think it bodes well for the future of bipartisanship, randi. because yes, mark zuckerberg has supported democrats, supported president obama, but i also think it shows chris christie and what an interesting republican he is. and we'll see what happens moving forward. a lot of talk about him in 2016. i know that he's, you know,
. this is personal. it stood next to president obama as the marines carried the flag-draped caskets off the plane at andrews. >> andrea: it sounds familiar, doesn't it? 2008 maybe? >> this is very personal for me. it's not just political. it's not just public. i see what is happening. we have to reverse it. >> bob: what is wrong with that? she next to caskets getting off an airplane and getting choked up. >> andrea: that is not the point. the point i'm making is this. she cried a couple hours later, she won that new hampshire primary. she has been painted as a victim. it works. if she does run, if she wants to, i don't think we are done with hillary clinton. >> bob: the inference is she has done it for political reasons. i don't believe that for a second. >> greg: if she wins the white house bill is back in the white house so break out the plastic covering for furniture. >> andrea: you're right, politicians don't do things for political reasons. whatever. coming up, romance is brewing between mark zuckerberg and new jersey mayor chris chris christie. some democrats aren't happy about it and tryin
will take them. their own country won't take them. what obama realized push came to shove and they got to the bottom of the barrel, there is nothing they can do about it. >> eric: that is not what he realized. he realized putting political detainees at gitmo he said i'll sol tv problem, i'll kill them. drone them. >> dana: don't you think it's odd -- >> bob: what is wrong with that? >> eric: nothing. i don't think there is a problem with droning, and i'm for killing the bad guys via drones but the thing is he was against this type of -- wate waterboarding, he is against it. but drone is better. >> bob: kill the guy that is a number two -- >> i'm for it, bob. i'm all thumbs up for the drone program. >> kimberly: we support it but saying it's inconsistent policy. it smacks of hypocrisy that the man said it's unlawful and you shouldn't torture people, bad, bad, shame on you, burned. he puts out his own form of the roach motel if pre predator drone. you check in and you don't check out. >> greg: i promised i would do something in the block for you. new popularity polls for obama. favorable
for sure. >> you're not going to get political. but it's never in my view been about that. it was about obama care in the first term and about climate change in the second term. and gun control, immigration. it's not about jobs. i don't -- >> two of the biggest industries, auto and it's coming back. housing. residential seems to be coming back. but you look at all the builders had a great report, becky the other day when they were on talking about it. >> it was down for so long so there's going to be a bounce back. no question about it. look three months ago all we were talking about what's happening in washington, how that's going to impact the economy we're talking about the election. and now, you know, if the administration -- and how business feels about it. now everybody forgets about that. it's just looking at numbers and that. you still haven't answered the question, what this administration's going to do to really make business feel good. >> i don't hear about the corporate tax reform anymore. >> that's off the table. so many things fell off the table. >> wait a minute, the fina
scott is here. what is happening with you. jon: good morning, bill. president obama heads to nevada to layout his terms for immigration reform. will the white house end newspaper a battle with the senate one day after senators from both parties unveil their plan. the political and economic stakes are huge. lifesaving information for breast cancer patients. ha new study on what can increase survival rates. the prosecution paints jodi arias as a cold-blooded killer. can she sway the jury and save her own life? it's all on "happening now." bill: just watching this vote in the senate right now, john kerry's nomination nor secretary of state. will he make it? we're keeping a close eye on this. martha: more than three months after super storm sandy and the cleanup is far from over, the massive effort that is underway. look at this to clear all of that massive debris. we'll be right back. hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! wow. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... well, would you look at the time... what's t
with applications for building permits. >>> in washington, president obama sent wall street a message that he plans to put more pressure on rule breakers by appointing federal prosecutor mary jo white to head the exchange commission. he also made rules to loosen the political gridlock. >>> manti te'o said the voice message he received from an on-line girlfriend the night before she supposedly died convinced him she was real and that she was dying from leukemia. >> i just wanted to say i love you and good night, and i'll be okay tonight. i love you so much, hun. sweet dreams. >> te'o said he set aside any thoughts that the girl could be a hoax because he said she needed his emotional support. >>> federal investigators said the boeing 787 dreamliner battery that caught fire earlier this month in bostonshort-circud a chemical reaction that can cause short increases. the faa has grounded all six dreamliners operated by other carriers after another battery failure forced an emergency landing in japan. >>> now for a look at what is trending today. a quick look at what has you talking on line. sports fans
, president obama sent wall street a message that he plans to put more pressure on rule breakers but appointing former prosecutor mary jo white to head the commission. approving changes in senate rules last night to reduce political gridlock. the bill was also introduced to ban assault weapons. >>> manti te'o says the voice he received from an imaginary online girlfriend the night she supposedly died convinced him she was real and dying from leukemia. >> i just want to say i love you and good night. and i'll be okay tonight. love you so much, hon. sweet dreams. >> reporter: he said he set aside any doubts that the girlfriend could be a hoax because he felt she needed his emotional support. >>> federal investigators say the boeing 787 dreamliner battery that caught fire earlier this month in boston showed evidence of short circuiting, and a chemical reaction that can cause temperature increases. however, they say it's not clear what came first or what caused either problem. the faa has grounded all six dreamliners operated by u.s. carriers after another battery failure forced an e
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